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HASKELL ECO DEVO REAX
May 19, 1995
A local university’s effect on the economy has been noted.
PATRICIA M. VOJTECH
May 19, 1995
Memorial services for Patricia M. Vojtech, 47, Lawrence, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, with the Rev. James Shaughnessy officiating. Services were held May 11 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Worth, Ill. Burial was in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Worth, Ill.
OVER PAY HIKES
May 19, 1995
Giving Lawrence teachers pay raises likely will mean an increase in local school taxes, but teachers say their request is reasonable given inflation and salaries in comparable districts. The Lawrence school district and the Lawrence Education Assn. continued contract negotiations Thursday but have yet to agree on how much more teachers will get next year.
TEACHER AWARD GOES TO WELLS
May 19, 1995
Lawrence High School teacher Terry Wells doesn’t put up with nonsense, but it’s only because he wants his students to achieve.
CITY, POLICE NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE
May 19, 1995
Negotiations between police officers and city officials for a multi-year work agreement will continue next week, as both sides return to the table less than two weeks before impasse. Negotiators will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th, to try and hammer out an agreement to replace the current two-year deal, which expires Dec. 31.
MAN WHO APPEALED RAPE CONVICTION REMAINS IN JAIL
May 19, 1995
A St. Louis man who learned earlier this week that his right to a fair trial on a rape charge was prejudiced by advice given to him by his attorney remained in the Douglas County Jail this morning. Gayle Larkin, assistant Douglas County district attorney, said a journal entry in the case involving Joseph C. Matthews was signed and faxed Wednesday to the Kansas Court of Appeals, to which Matthews had appealed his conviction.
ABAROA ADVANCES TO FINAL 16
May 19, 1995
Kansas freshman Enrique Abaroa is an All-American. Abaroa earned All-America honors Thursday by advancing into the round of 16 at the NCAA championships.
KU GOLFERS IN 10TH AT REGIONAL
May 19, 1995
Kansas’ men’s golf team is in the hunt for a berth in the NCAA championships. The Jayhawks fired a first-day, 18-hole combined score of 293 on Thursday, good for 10th place at the NCAA regional at Bentwater Country Club.
PAPER ROUTE LEADS TO COLLEGE
May 19, 1995
LHS senior Kris Humbarger, a carrier for seven years, is the 1995 Journal-World scholar.
PLANNING THEORY DISCUSSED AT MEETING
May 19, 1995
Strengthening neighborhood involvement in city decisions will be considered during a goals session on June 9.
GRADUATION DAY COMES FOR 100 HASKELL STUDENTS
May 19, 1995
Reminders of the past and hopes for the future marked commencement ceremonies at Haskell Indian Nations University.
FIRE TRUCK
May 19, 1995
The fate of a little red fire engine rests in the hands of city officials, who are asking for renovation ideas from the public. City Commissioner Allen Levine heads a committee looking for ways to remove the city’s first aerial fire truck — now a piece of playground equipment — from South Park. City officials had planned to sell the antiquated truck at auction this month, saying the adapted playground equipment posed a safety risk for children.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 19, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * LRM Industries, 600 Lincoln, has reported that between May 1 and May 9 someone broke into a storage trailer and stole a generator valued at $1,300. The trailer was parked in the 3700 block of East 23rd. A police report indicated that about $50 in damage was done to the trailer during the break-in. Police have no suspects.
HASKELL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
May 19, 1995
Tom Stidham, Dawn Allen-Coffin and Karen Mackey will be inducted into the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies at 6:30 tonight at Curtis Hall on the Haskell campus. Stidham, a former head coach at Oklahoma University and an assistant coach with the Green Bay Packers, will be inducted posthumously. Stidham Union on the Haskell campus is named after him.
SPLITTORFF SHARP IN WIN
May 19, 1995
Oklahoma coach Larry Cochell kept his ace in the hole Thursday and wound up with his team in one, too. Saving staff stalwart Mark Redman for a later round, the top-seeded Sooners fell to Kansas, 2-1 in 12 innings in their Big Eight baseball tournament opener at All Sports Stadium.
BING KEEN ON KEENS AFTER WIN
May 19, 1995
Robert Keens had no idea what kind of reward was at stake until long after Kansas’ stunning 2-1, 12-inning baseball victory over Oklahoma. The Jayhawks, unranked and seeded last in the six-team Big Eight baseball tournament, stunned sixth-ranked and top-seeded Oklahoma on Thursday night at All Sports Stadium.
A MONTH LATER, REPERCUSSIONS FROM BLAST LINGER FOR VOLUNTEER
May 19, 1995
A month after the Oklahoma City bombing, its horror remains and questions still go unanswered.
S WIFE SCHEDULED FOR SURGERY
May 19, 1995
Gretchen Budig, wife of former Kansas University Chancellor Gene Budig, was scheduled for abdominal surgery today in Princeton, N.J. There was no immediate word on her condition.
COURT DISBARS LAWRENCE ATTORNEY
May 19, 1995
Complaints filed against Brian J. Shultz allege failures in communication and diligence.
LHS SCHOLARS
May 19, 1995
Achieving excellence required sacrifice for this year’s citizenship award winners.
KU, KSU ADVANCE IN BIGBASEBALL
May 19, 1995
Two busloads of Kansans rolled into Oklahoma and claimed squatters rights on Red Clay Country. Thanks to a couple of surprising Big Eight baseball tournament victories, the Sunflower State came out smelling like a rose after the first day of the league tournament Thursday at All Sports Stadium.
KU BUDGET
May 19, 1995
Regents had a full plate on Thursday
LYDIA VIOLA HAMMIG
May 19, 1995
Services for Lydia Viola Hammig, 102, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, with the Rev. Noah Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Miss Hammig died Thursday, May 18, 1995, at Sterling Heights.
LHS SOCCER TEAM ELIMINATED
May 19, 1995
Lawrence High found out the hard way that justice isn’t always served in soccer. The Lions, deadlocked with Washburn Rural 0-0 in regulation, fell in a shootout, 4-2, on Thursday night in Topeka. Lawrence concluded its season at 6-8-1 after the loss in the first round of regionals.